Transportation Communications Newsletter
Thursday, June 6, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057
1) Split Over Airline Passenger Data-Sharing in EU
Link to article in European Voice:
2) Articles from Future Travel Experience
- The In-flight Passenger Experience Technological Revolution – Part One
- Interview with SITA on Partnership with Changi Airport for State-of-the-Art Innovation
- Facial Recognition System Deployed at Edinburgh Airport
3) Comparing Driving to Transit in the Next Version of Google Maps
Link to blog from Mobility Lab:
4) New York City to Resume Booting Vehicles
This time though, drivers can pay fine by phone and unlock the device themselves.
Link to article in The New York Times:
PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION
5) New Hampshire Councilor Pushes Back on Rail Ad Campaign
Link to article in the New Hampshire Union Leader:
6) Site Launched for Small Transportation Businesses in Colorado
Link to article in The Colorado Springs Business Journal:
7) Los Angeles Metro's Rail Safety Ambassador Program
Link to video:
8) Icelandic Traffic Signs Translated Into English and Japanese
Link to article in Iceland Review:
9) Ohio DOT Commended for New Freeway Signs
Link to editorial in The Columbus Dispatch:
SAFETY / SECURITY
10) App to Cut Distracted Driving Launched in Qatar
Link to article in the Gulf Times:
11) DC Taxicab Commission Rejects Claim It Seeks to Inhibit Innovation
Link to story on WAMU Radio:
12) Local Governments in China Move In on Taxi Apps
Link to article in The Economic Observer:
13) Telematics Detroit 2013: Day One
Link to article on Telematics Update:
14) BART 40th Anniversary Video Nominated for Local Emmy
Link to article in Metro:
15) How Tiny Commuting App Transit is Beating Google Maps in Canada
Link to article on VentureBeat:
16) Dutch Public Transportation May Be Hackable with an Android Smartphone
Link to article on Ars Technica:
17) Why Ford is Keeping Its Eye on 'Information Addiction'
Link to article and video on The Motley Fool:
**There was a problem with a link to story #8 in yesterday's TCN. Here it is with a working link.
18) BMW to Connect Future Cars to ConnectDrive Internet Service
Link to article in Autocar:
3) Global Insurance Telematics Subscriptions to Exceed 100 Million by 2018, But Auto Insurance Faces Dramatic Changes
Trans4 Qatar Exhibition – September 29-October 1 – Doha, Qatar
Today in Transportation History
1833 **180th anniversary** Andrew Jackson became the first sitting US president to take a train ride.
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